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'I want to be another Guru Dutt'

The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing......

Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'

Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......

Award-winning writers, thinkers, Nobel Laureates to attend Jaipur Lit fest

Two Nobel Laureates, four listed writers of this year’s Man Booker Prize, Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, winners of Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Crossword Prize and film stars......

25 years in the making, Encyclopedia of Hinduism finally unveiled

A 25-year quest by nearly 1,000 scholars to document and present one of the world's oldest living traditions came to fruition when the Encyclopedia of Hinduism was unveiled in Columbia. Hundreds of......

Day 2 at the Lit Fest: Fever, honour and the loo!

Writer-Director Suparn Verma and Rediff.com correspondent Abhishek Mande are attending the Jaipur Literary Festival, the leading literary event in the Asia Pacific. After their enthralling......

Here's a TV channel to help you watch what's best

If you are reading this, chances are that you have, at some point in your life, sat in front of a television set on a Wednesday evening eagerly waiting for the weekly film song-based show,......

The most influential women media executives

The Indian entertainment sector is today a globally recognised business. And women have played a vital role to make the media and entertainment industry the huge success that it is. Women......

A filmmaker's journey to the multiplex

Full time film critic with The Hindu, when 31 year old Sudhish Kamath isn't raving about Lost, he takes time off work to make movies. His self-financed first feature, That 4 Letter Word, starring......

Young desis off the beaten track

When Sanjaya Malakar stood in a long queue for American Idol's audition on September 19, 2006, he had just one ambition: he wanted America to hear him. Keeping him company was Shyamali, his sister,......

Anand Mahindra's global dreams

When young Anand Mahindra -- now managing director of $3.27 billion (market cap) Mahindra & Mahindra, the flagship of his family's business group in Mumbai -- returned from the U.S., armed with an......

Going beyond Bollywood

The South Asian International Film Festival celebrates 10 years of showcasing independent cinema. Chaya Babu reports. On the opening night of the South Asian International Film Festival at the......

'Films are one of the ways our children will know our heritage'

Founder Shilen Amin tells Arthur J Pais how far the South Asian International Film Festival has come since its inception 10 years ago. Shilen Amin, the founder and the driving force behind the......

Over 6,000 people attend San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival

More than 6,000 people attended 3rd i’s (pronounced third eye) 11th annual San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival, held from November 7 to 16. The theme was celebrating the......

Spotted: Manisha Koirala in Washington DC

Reader Chetna Gola's husband, Yatin met Manisha Koirala at the Indian Embassy in Washington DC during the South Asian Film Festival last month.According to Yatin, Manisha was very friendly and......

Deiva Thirumagal wins two awards at Osaka Asian Film Festival

Deiva Thirumagal, directed by A L Vijay and produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Sree Rajakaliamman Media, walked away with two awards: the Grand Prix Award for Best Film and ABC Award for Best......

  People speak for south asian film festival

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Q. Do u know Amitabh Unforgettable tour is a big flop
:  A. Of course I do I was there here is a report in Voice canada largest south asian weekly:Toronto: After desperate attempts by the Unforgettable Tour...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-know-amitabh-unforgettable-tour-is-a-big-flop//answers/10152200

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Q. Why the people are mad after ther the stars when it is very clear that even the top stars like Amitabh Bachhan has done nothing for the society. He is mere a worker who gets his money for the work he renders.
Satya Pandey:  A. His International honours and recognitionsIn July of 1999, Amitabh Bachchan was named the "Greatest Star of the Millennium" by BBC online poll...... more

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  Web results for South Asian Film Festival
Eating Out | The new Asian

When first-time restaurateur Arjun Dhinsa approached Mitesh Rangras, a partner at SID Hospitality Pvt. Ltd, the company that owns the popular... ...

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Lisa Haydon to do Shaukeen

Lisa Haydon Summary The film shoot will take off on April 16 It is now confirmed that Lisa Haydon, who was last seen in Vikas Bahl's Queen... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/lisa-haydon-to-do-shaukeen/
Filmmaker Harpreet Kaur

The 1984 Sikh massacre, one of the most shameful episodes in the history of democraticIndia, may have conveniently been forgotten by its... ...

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Simple fare proves the right recipe for global box-office success

The Irrfan Khan film The Lunchbox has created history by becoming Bollywood's biggest grosser in a non-traditional foreign market. The poignant but... ...

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Gulabi Gang documentary to be shown at NY India film fest

'Gulabi Gang' is based on the life of a child bride. Summary A documentary made on the life of activist Sampat Devi Pal will be screened at the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/gulabi-gang-documentary-to-be-shown-at-ny-india-film-fest/

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